Cabbage – Golden Acre

$3.48

An excellent early summer variety ball head cabbage, with small- to medium-sized green, round solid heads on compact plants with few outer leaves. Ideal for confined areas. Heads average 2 kg  (4 lb), and 15 cm (6″) in diameter. An old heirloom variety.

Price is for seed packets. Plants are available at store.

 

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Description

Botanical name
Brassica oleracea var. capitata

Family
Brassicaceae

Spacing
Plant a group of 4 seeds every square foot. When 5 cm (2″) tall, thin to 45-60 cm (18-24″) apart in rows 60-90 cm (24-36″) apart.

Depth
Plant seeds 5 mm (¼”) deep.

Requirements
Best in full sun. pH around 6.5-7.

Germination
Seeds will sprout in 7-10 days.

Pests
Flea beetles, cutworms, cabbage root maggot, cabbage worms and cabbage aphids

Timing
Sow indoors beginning in March and transplant as soon as possible so that it can mature before summertime heat.

Growing
Water early in the day so plant parts above the ground dry as quickly as possible. Control weeds to help keep the pests away.

Harvest
60-75 days from transplant.

Season
Cool, annual